Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.
This year the Northwest Pacific basin is predicted to produce a total number of typhoons close to its long-term average. However, even a single storm can wreak havoc on your employees, your operations and assets, your community, and those your business relies upon. Floods and water damage can be catastrophic, and remain a key concern in Asia.Read more
A volatile cyber threat landscape underscores the role of cyber insurance as an essential complement to cybersecurity within an overall risk management strategy.Read more
As a region, Asia is in the growth phase in terms of supply chain finance (SCF). Growth across global and regional banks range between 0-50%, and average about 20%-30%. Not only are local MNCs and large corporates seeking supply chain finance programs, but unmet demand in current global programs continued to be filled. It is not surprising that SCF is of the greatest focus to banks.Read more
Once again, numerous countries in east and southeast Asia are bracing for a super typhoon. With sustained winds of up to 240km/h, Super Typhoon Mangkhut is the strongest storm of 2018 and predicted to be the most powerful to hit Hong Kong since records began. It eclipses Typhoon Jebi which hit Western Japan recently and Typhoon Hato which wrecked widespread damage in Macau last year.